Прямая и косвенная речь. Согласование времен упражнение №2

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1. Ellie exclaimed that she ______ that car since her farther gave it to her and that there had been no complaints.

had driven
had been driving
was driving

2. Vie said that they knew only what was in the papers, that they ______ for a call or a telegram since they heard of the accident.

were waiting
had waited
had been waiting

3. Norma said that the old car had broken when they ______ the bridge.

has crossed
had been crossing
were crossing

4. She said she couldn't go in the water because she ______ her swimming suit.

had not brought
didn't bring
hasn't brought
will not bring

5. She said that my shoes were wet through and asked if I ______ all the way from the station in that rain.

has walked
had walked
was walking

6. The old teacher advised me to speak slowly if I ______ them to understand me.

had wanted
would want

7. It was announced that the international treaty against the new warfare ______ and had gone into effect.

would have been ratified
is ratified
had been ratified
was ratified

8. The Navy officials said that the dolphins ______ in salt water holding tanks.

will be kept
would be kept
are kept
will kept

9. Nobody can explain why she decided to touch upon the matter yesterday night. She ______ that the whole subject was too dangerous to discuss at night.

ought to know
ought to have known
ought known
ought know

10. It has recently been announced that further supplies ______ soon be available.


11. She wondered if Stephen had found that the room was empty and if he ______ for her at the moment.

had been looking
was looked
was looking

12. The receptionist told us that from our room we ______ a wonderful view over the sea.

will have
were going to have
would have
were having

13. Miss Marple replied that she ______ surprised at seeing the doctor depart.

is not
won't be
has not been
would not be

14. The receptionist explained that breakfast ______ served between 7.00 and 9.00.

is being
was being

15. The guide reminded us that after lunch we ______ sightseeing.

were going
would go

16. Lis assured me that the party ______ a great fun. But in fact, it wasn't.

will be
would be
have been
will have been

17. He inquired if I really ______ anything about the matter.

had known
will know

18. The inspector wanted to know when each of us last ______ Mr. Foster.

had seen
would see
had been seeing

19. The Managing Director declared that during the previous year the company's profits ______ steadily ______ .

have been increasing
had been increasing
had increased

20. The hotel owner informed us that he ______ the police already.

is going to call
has called
was going to call
had called